009: Food Production, Health Eating & CRA

Daisy starts the podcast with a big announcement. Totally Rural Webinar #1 will take place July 26, and if you listen to this podcast, you’ll absolutely will want to attend this groundbreaking event. It’s easy to register—just visit Daisy’s website: www.daisydyerduerr.com Daisy also chats up two community food specialists from the Center for Rural Affairs, April and Susan, who discuss their work with the Native American community. You’ll hear insightful discussions on demonstration gardens, health eating, fried green tomatoes, collaboration with colleges, and food preservation.

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008 The Pink Eagles: Making Robotics Soar

Daisy chats up the Pink Eagles, an all-girl robotics team from rural, northern Michigan, who won the older division of…

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007 Vertical Harvest Hydroponics—Farm-in-a-Box

Daisy chats up the winners of the American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Contest, Dan Perpich and Cameron Willingham of Vertical…

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006 Immigration & Inclusion: The CRA Perspective

Daisy discusses a thorny, timely, and tumultuous issue with two representatives from the Center for Rural Affairs: Immigration and inclusion.…

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005 Jennifer Martin, Confident Students & Boosting Graduation Rates

Daisy chats up Jennifer, a high school principal in rural Georgia, about how to strengthen confidence in students; securing financial…

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004 Skydiving, Nebraska & Epiphanies

Daisy chats us Sean Tillery, the owner of the Nebraska Skydiving School, about how he started an incredibly successful skydiving…

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003 American Farm Bureau Federation, Hydroponics & Shark Tank

Daisy chats up AFB’s Lisa Benson and AFBFA’s Angela Mayfield about exciting Farm Bureau projects, including a $145,000 Entrepreneurial Challenge…

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002 The Center for Rural Affairs, the Farm Bill, and Advocacy

Daisy discusses the uber-important 2018 Farm Bill (it’s really a Rural Bill), crop insurance (ignore at your own peril), the…

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001 The NREA and Emerging Rural Education Issues

Daisy discusses how to advocate for and advance game-changing education issues with national and state officials of the National Rural…

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